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EDUCATION

New York City Department of Education
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The New York City Department of Education website provides useful, timely, and high quality information and resources to the students, teachers, parents, and other members of the education community in New York City.
Education Sector
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Education Sector is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank devoted to education reform, whose mission is “to promote changes in policy and practice that lead to improved student opportunities and outcomes.”
Education Week
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A weekly periodical devoted to United States education issues.
National Center for Education Statistics
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The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
New York City Charter School Center
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The mission of the New York City Charter School Center is “to increase the number of high-quality charter schools and thereby improve public education in New York City. The Center is an advocate, bridge and catalyst for charter schools, helping them to achieve academic and operational excellence and long-term sustainability.”
New York State Education Department
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United States Department of Education
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Employment

New York City Department of Small Business Services
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New York City’s public agency devoted to supporting business owners, fostering neighborhood development in commercial districts, and linking employers to a skilled and qualified workforce.
New York City Employment and Training Coalition
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Providing training, technical assistance, and policy advocacy, the NYCETC works to bring New York City’s workforce development system together to build better outcomes for job seekers and employers.
New York City Workforce Funders
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In 2001, a group of 40 foundations with an interest in workforce issues joined forces to establish the New York City Workforce Funders. The group's goal is to enhance the effectiveness of the City’s public and nonprofit workforce development programs.
New York City Workforce One Career Centers
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A resource for job seekers in New York City provided through the Department of Small Business Services.
New York State Department of Labor
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United States Department of Labor
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The Consortium for Worker Education
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The CWE provides working New Yorkers with opportunities for advancement through training and education programs.

Youth and Families

New York City Administration for Children’s Services
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New York City’s child welfare agency, working to protect children and youth from abuse and neglect. With its community partners, ACS provides neighborhood-based services to help ensure children grow up in safe, permanent homes with strong families.
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
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This city agency works with community based organizations to provide structured programs for youth and families during out-of-school-time hours.
New York State Office of Children and Family Services
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The statewide agency responsible for foster care and adoption programs, juvenile justice, child welfare, and a range of daycare and early childhood education programming.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Founded in 1948, the mission of the Annie E. Casey Foundation is “to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families.”
Youth Development Institute
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The Youth Development Institute “supports the growth and development of young people by strengthening the quality and increasing the availability of experiences offered by the organizations that serve them.”

Criminal Justice

The Vera Institute of Justice
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The Vera Institute of Justice combines expertise in research, demonstration projects, and technical assistance to help leaders in government and civil society improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety.